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Re: New revision of Verifiable Claims Architecture summary

From: Dave Longley <dlongley@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2016 20:56:57 -0400
To: Steven Rowat <steven_rowat@sunshine.net>, Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>
Message-ID: <575F5659.5020401@digitalbazaar.com>
On 06/13/2016 07:25 PM, Steven Rowat wrote:
> On 6/13/16 2:38 PM, Dave Longley wrote:
>> On 06/13/2016 05:05 PM, Steven Rowat wrote:
>>> [snip]
>>>
>>> 2. The 'detailed' version begs the question now: why have that added
>>> 'Repository' step at all? The Registry seems to fulfill the same
>>> function. (If not, what does the Repository do that the Registry
>>> doesn't?)
>>
>> A repository stores claims and is private. A registry stores identifiers
>> and is public.
>>
> 
> Am I correct that a Holder entity could be their own Repository, for
> their own claims, but that they couldn't be their own registry, which is
> necessarily under a separate (possibly distributed) control?

Yes.


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Dave Longley
CTO
Digital Bazaar, Inc.
Received on Tuesday, 14 June 2016 00:57:24 UTC

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